International Relations

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Civil Service Officer
  • Communications/PR
  • Community Development
  • Congressional Staffer
  • Demographer
  • Diplomat
  • Economic Development
  • Foreign Affairs Specialist
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Language Specialist
  • Lawyer*
  • Legislator
  • Management Analyst
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Ombudsman
  • Policy Advisor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Program Administrator
  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Real Estate Development
  • Reporter/Journalist
  • Research Specialist
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Translator/Interpreter

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Diplomatic Agencies
  • Domestic & Foreign Corporations
  • Government Agencies
  • Humanitarian Organizations
  • International Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Non-profit Organizations

Minnesota Employers

  • Bethel University
  • Cargill
  • GCC Consulting
  • Land O’ Lakes
  • Minnesota Lawyer
  • Natural Resource Group
  • Robert Half Legal
  • Xcel Energy

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$21,000-$27,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Analytical mind
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making skills
  • Good judgment
  • Idea generation
  • Innovative
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Reading comprehension
  • Resourceful
  • Strong writing skills